Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Meet Maria Bakalova, the Breakout Star of the ‘Borat’ Sequel


By Dave Itzkoff via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/11/movies/maria-bakalova-borat.html?partner=IFTTT
The actress, who plays the title character’s daughter, Tutar, talks about body hair, her “nonbiological father” Sacha Baron Cohen, and that scene with Rudy Giuliani.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Dementia ‘Took Its Toll’ on Sean Connery, Wife Says


By Sarah Bahr via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/02/movies/sean-connery-dead-dementia.html?partner=IFTTT
The actor, who died this weekend, struggled with the debilitating condition in his final months, his wife told The Daily Mail.

Monday, November 2, 2020

15 Sean Connery Movies to Stream


By Noel Murray and Scott Tobias via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/31/movies/sean-connery-movies-streaming.html?partner=IFTTT
Whether as James Bond or Indiana Jones’s father, the Scottish star played the man’s man with an earthy sexiness, as these performances prove.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

James Bond Actors Say Sean Connery ‘Defined an Era and a Style’


By Christina Morales via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/31/movies/sean-connery-james-bond-actors.html?partner=IFTTT
Other actors who have portrayed Agent 007 remembered Mr. Connery, who died at 90, for his charm, screen presence and golfing.

Sean Connery, Who Embodied James Bond and More, Dies at 90


By Aljean Harmetz via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/31/movies/sean-connery-dead.html?partner=IFTTT
To legions of fans who have watched a parade of actors play Agent 007, none played the part as magnetically or as indelibly as Mr. Connery.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’: What to Know About the Netflix Film


By Nancy Coleman via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/16/movies/chicago-7-trial.html?partner=IFTTT
Aaron Sorkin’s Netflix film dramatizes the notorious 1969 political trial with many players. Use this guide to understand the people and the issues at stake.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Actor in Spike Lee Films, Dies at 70


By Bryan Pietsch and Neil Genzlinger via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/04/movies/thomas-jefferson-byrd-dead.html?partner=IFTTT
The Tony-nominated actor, 70, was found by police with multiple gunshot wounds early Saturday morning.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

‘Father of the Bride,’ the Pandemic and Me


By Nancy Meyers via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/25/movies/father-of-the-bride-the-pandemic-and-me.html?partner=IFTTT
The director Nancy Meyers explains how a sort-of sequel was born amid worry and a desire to help. George Banks would approve.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

‘The Social Dilemma’ Review: Unplug and Run


By Devika Girish via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/09/movies/the-social-dilemma-review.html?partner=IFTTT
This documentary from Jeff Orlowski explores how addiction and privacy breaches are features, not bugs, of social media platforms.

‘Cuties’ Sparks a Firestorm, Again, After Its Netflix Release


By Christina Morales via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/12/movies/cuties-netflix.html?partner=IFTTT
Several members of Congress have weighed in on the award-winning film, including to call for its removal from Netflix or a Justice Department investigation.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

The 50 Best Movies on Netflix Right Now


By Jason Bailey via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/article/best-movies-netflix.html?partner=IFTTT
Movies upon movies await, and you don't even have to drill down to find them.

Monday, August 31, 2020

Ron Jeremy Is Charged With Sexually Assaulting 13 More Women


By Julia Jacobs via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/31/movies/ron-jeremy-sexual-assault-charges.html?partner=IFTTT
The new charges brought by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office against the pornographic film star bring the total number of alleged victims to 17.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

How Chadwick Boseman Embodies Black Male Dignity


By Reggie Ugwu via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/02/movies/chadwick-boseman-black-panther.html?partner=IFTTT
The star of “Black Panther,” “Get On Up” and “42” is a peerless performer of moral authority. That’s no accident.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Chadwick Boseman, Who Starred in ‘Black Panther,’ Is Mourned as a ‘Superhero’


By Mike Ives and Julia Carmel via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/28/movies/chadwick-boseman-reaction.html?partner=IFTTT
Oprah Winfrey and Joseph R. Biden Jr. were among those who praised the actor, who died on Friday at 43, for his portrayals of Black leaders and his perseverance against cancer.

Chadwick Boseman, Star of ‘Black Panther,’ Dies at 43


By Michael Levenson via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/28/movies/chadwick-boseman-dead.html?partner=IFTTT
The actor also played other groundbreaking figures, like James Brown and Thurgood Marshall.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

10 Under-the-Radar Movies for Offbeat Times


By Jason Bailey via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/23/movies/offbeat-movies-streaming.html?partner=IFTTT
A guide to streaming films you may not have considered in your quest to entertain yourself at home.

Monday, July 27, 2020

Olivia de Havilland, a Star of ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Dies at 104


By Robert Berkvist via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/26/movies/olivia-de-havilland-dead.html?partner=IFTTT
Ms. de Havilland, a classic Hollywood beauty, built an illustrious film career punctuated by a successful fight to loosen studios’ grip on actors.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Kelly Preston, Actress in ‘Jerry Maguire,’ Dies at 57


By Austin Ramzy via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/movies/kelly-preston-dead.html?partner=IFTTT
Ms. Preston was known for her role as a hardhearted fiancée of the Tom Cruise character in the 1996 film.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Carl Reiner, Perfect


By Steve Martin via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/09/movies/steve-martin-carl-reiner.html?partner=IFTTT
The director and funnyman taught Steve Martin about film and comedy, but it’s Reiner’s advice on a completely different subject that he cherishes.

Monday, July 6, 2020

Ennio Morricone, Influential Creator of Music for Modern Cinema, Dies at 91


By Robert D. McFadden via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/06/movies/ennio-morricone-dead.html?partner=IFTTT
The Italian composer wrote atmospheric scores for spaghetti westerns and some 500 films by a Who’s Who of international directors.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

‘Hamilton’ Review: You Say You Want a Revolution


By A.O. Scott via NYT Movies
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/30/movies/hamilton-review-disney-plus.html?partner=IFTTT
The filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s founding-father Broadway musical arrives just in time — vital and more challenging than ever.